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Bivalve

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Scientific name:

Tellina Macoma arafurensis

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

12 September 1874 - 12 September 1874

Form:

Dry

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

190

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Mollusca

Class:

Bivalvia

Order:

Veneroida

Family:

Tellinidae

Genus:

Tellina Linnaeus, 1758

Subgenus:

Tellina Macoma

Species:

Tellina Macoma arafurensis Smith, 1885

Station/Area Information

Station:

190

Date collected:

12/09/1874

Area:

South of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea

Water body:

Arafura Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

49 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

-8.93

Decimal Longitude:

136.08

Surface Temperature:

79.2°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Green mud

Temperature at 100 fathoms:

67.5°F

Temperature at 200 fathoms:

51.5°F

Temperature at 300 fathoms:

46°F

Temperature at 400 fathoms:

43.2°F

Temperature at 500 fathoms:

41.5°F

Temperature at 600 fathoms:

40.5°F

Temperature at 700 fathoms:

39.8°F

Temperature at 800 fathoms:

39.5°F

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